Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Flame retardants manufacturer Albemarle Corp. is increase global prices for most of its brominated flame retardants from 15 Sept 2008, or as contracts allow.
Albemarle said the price increases are needed "in part to help offset continually escalating raw material, energy, freight and logistics costs."
Specific price increases are:
$0.25/kg Saytex(R) 102E
$0.30/kg Saytex CP-2000
$0.35/kg Saytex 8010 & Saytex 4010
$0.50/kg Saytex types HP-7010, HP-3010, 120, PBT-620 & Pyro-Chek 68PB
$0.20/kg Saytex RB-49
$0.44/kg Saytex BT-93